Scammed out of my Car

Scammed out of my Car

Here is an example of social engineering at its best, and unfortunately it happened to someone we know! We all know that feeling we get when we experience terrible customer service, and one of the best places to express dismay with a brand, is on Social Media. A...
Facebook Ad Scam Alert

Facebook Ad Scam Alert

SCAM ALERT! It may seem hard to believe, here at Popcorn, we keep ourselves up to date on the latest scams so that we can educate and protect you, but sometimes even one of us can get caught off guard.  This is our Operations Manager’s story: “It all started with a...
Bitcoin Scam Alert

Bitcoin Scam Alert

DON’T LET BUYING BITCOIN BITE YOU! Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are quite the buzzwords. As with all things shiny and new, a lack of awareness around threats involved creates a perfect playground for cybercriminals and fraudsters. Crypto-coins are high on the list of...
Cyber Monday – Scam Alert

Cyber Monday – Scam Alert

Shop Cyber Safe this Festive Season Whether you are taking advantage of the crazy Cyber Monday sales or your Christmas planning, one can’t deny the increasing appeal to shop from the comfort of your own home and avoid the manic malls at this time of year. However, as...
Bad Rabbit – Scam Alert

Bad Rabbit – Scam Alert

RASCALLY RABBIT The latest cyber-attack has seen computers go down all over the world. Dubbed ‘Bad Rabbit’ this ransomware locks users out of their computers and demands a ransom before allowing the user to regain access. It bears similarities to the WannaCry and...